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Are you going to college because you want opportunities and a career, or is it all about the money? File photograph: iStock

A lot has changed in the past year. But the big wheel of education keeps on turning and, with the CAO Change of Mind deadline looming, the Leaving Cer(...)

The taxpayer subsidised private schools by more than €100 million this year. Photograph: David Jones/PA Wire

The taxpayer subsidised private schools by more than €100 million this year, according to official figures. The vast bulk went on salaries for teache(...)

Admissions figures show private schools and high-performing non-fee paying schools turned away hundreds of applicants last year. Photograph: Getty Images

Schools in the south Dublin area are among the most heavily oversubscribed in the country, according to enrollment data published for the first time. (...)

The Irish team has reached the semifinals of the World Schools Debating Championship. Photograph: Twitter

The national Irish schools debating team has progressed to the semifinals of the World Schools Debating Championship. The team beat Israel 6-1 to ma(...)

Cliodhna Halpin, a learning support teacher at St Joseph’s National School, Bonnybrook, along with pupils  Max Maples and Leannah McCarthy help launch a DCU initiative to celebrate the ransformative role of teachers. Photograph: Julien Behal

Dublin City University has launched a “teachers inspire” initiative aimed at recognising the transformative role of educators. Members of the public (...)

Aisling Byrne: ‘One of the biggest advantages of the grad programme is that when I qualify I will have excellent work experience and a professional qualification.’

Tell us about yourself, where you’re from, what you studied in college? “I’m from Dublin and I went to school at Loreto College St Stephen’s Green. I(...)

G Morgan & Sons seeks  declarations and orders including that it is entitled to the interest in furniture it has supplied to two schools. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A company which claims it has not been paid for supplying furniture to two new schools has launched High Court proceedings against the joint venture c(...)

Oireachtas Committee on Finance Committee chair John McGuinness said he did not accept the Department of Public Expenditure’s position that “you just write policy and then you sit back”.

The State was not a party to contracts to build schools and an institute of education that have collapsed and now threaten more than 100 small subcont(...)

Earlier this year Carillion collapsed into administration, which resulted in the Irish construction firm the joint venture hired to build the schools, Sammon Contracting Ireland Ltd, going into liquidation. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters

The joint venture charged with building several new schools in the State has secured a temporary High Court injunction preventing subcontractors block(...)

Parents and students of Coláiste Ráithín in Bray, Co Wicklow, protesting against delays in April. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The opening of a number of schools in time for the new school year is in doubt following pickets by subcontractors who say they have not been paid mon(...)

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